Welcome to the first day of our coverage from the 2019 Baden-Baden Reinsurance Meeting!

We are delighted to provide you with the first electronic copy of The Insurer’s daily Baden-Baden edition. Here you will find the latest news, analysis and intelligence from our team of journalists and analysts attending the event in the elegant German spa town.

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NEWS

Gareat snubs London capacity at Eur2.2bn XoL renewal over Brexit

French terrorism mutual Gareat will not accept UK-domiciled or Lloyd’s Brussels security for participation on its upcoming Eur2.2bn+ XoL 1.1 renewal, The Insurer can reveal

Lloyd’s should write more casualty and reinsurance: Neal

The Lloyd’s market needs to rebalance its portfolio, the Corporation’s CEO John Neal tells The Insurer

Faxai and Hagibis to match Jebi and Trami losses

Typhoons Hagibis and Faxai look set to cost the industry as much as last year’s Jebi and Trami

ANALYSIS

X marks the spot

Hyperion X’s David Flandro discusses the outlook for the market as the crucial 1.1 renewals approach

Tight retro market to impact 1.1 reinsurance renewals

As the 1.1 renewals draw nearer, the significantly tighter retro market is likely to have a greater impact on reinsurer’s behavior

INTERVIEWS

Understanding cat is key to cyber market future

Guy Carpenter’s Erica Davis on why carriers need to be more aware of the catastrophic risk associated with cyber perils

Aon’s Gainer on the increasing role of its Public Sector Partnership

Aon’s Bridget Gainer talks to The Insurer about the increasingly important role the (re)insurance industry can play in providing certainty for global government entities through public sector partnerships

Riding the European legacy wave

Accredited Insurance Europe’s Beda Wettenschwiler and Jens Ziser discuss the European legacy market

Opioids: Casualty’s next market-turning event?

Russell Group’s managing director Suki Basi discusses the dark clouds on the horizon for the casualty (re)insurance market

Delivering insurance operations transformation

Xceedance’s George Freimarck talks through the firm’s global footprint of insurtech and insurservices delivery, regional nuances and the challenges global insurance clients face in specific markets

Cat models à la carte

Uday Virkud talks on-demand cat modelling services from Xceedance and the unique value of the offering for the global insurance industry

COMMENT AND OPINION

Brexit relief but it is not business as usual…

Even if the European Union and UK part company on the 31 October as best of friends it doesn’t mean it is business as usual…